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About crummymummy1

I'm a wife, mama of four, freelance journalist & blogger. Not necessarily in that order!

Win a Potette portable potty & trainer seat!

In the throes of potty training? Fancy winning a clever little gadget to help you and your little one on [...]

By |March 6th, 2019|Competitions, Parenting, Reviews|4 Comments

Is not RSVP’ing to party invites really that bad?

Disorganised, ignorant, rude, uncaring and selfish - that seems to be the general consensus when it comes to parents who [...]

By |March 4th, 2019|Parenting|25 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

#MySundaySnapshot this week comes from our allotment, where we've added a pond in the hope of attracting frogs. After digging [...]

By |March 3rd, 2019|Allotment, Family life|6 Comments

Should I start saving for my children’s future education?

More than £75,000. That’s how much it costs to raise a child from birth to 18 in the UK if [...]

By |March 1st, 2019|Money, Parenting|4 Comments

5 practical ways to deal with bad credit

Worried about having bad credit? Not sure what to do about it, or how to improve it? Then this post [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|Family life, Money|0 Comments

7 top tips for a spontaneous family getaway

Like the thought of going on a last-minute family getaway but can’t get your head around the idea of planning [...]

By |February 27th, 2019|Parenting|1 Comment

Win one of 3 L.O.L Surprise #Hairgoals worth £15.99!

Fancy winning one of three dolls from the latest L.O.L Surprise series, or know someone who would? Then you’ve come [...]

By |February 25th, 2019|Competitions, Reviews|10 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

If you've been following me on social media you'll know that I've been eating like a French lady all week. [...]

By |February 24th, 2019|Health|8 Comments

Breastfeeding at two – now what?

So we’ve reached the World Health Organisation’s recommended two years of breastfeeding. Not deliberately – I didn’t set out to [...]

By |February 22nd, 2019|Breast feeding, Parenting|17 Comments

How to make a Baby Shark cake in 10 easy steps

Want to know how to make a Baby Shark cake in 10 easy steps? One that will make them squeal [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Parenting, Recipes|7 Comments

10 great reasons to live in a flat!

Almost three million. That's how many private leasehold flats the UK government estimates there are in England, and ours is [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Family life, Parenting|5 Comments

#MySundaySnapshot

If you've been following the blog this week you'll know there's been a birthday in our house (see 10 wishes [...]

By |February 17th, 2019|Parenting|9 Comments

10 wishes for my daughter on her 2nd birthday

Ever wish time would stand still? Me too, especially now the youngest is turning two. There's no getting away from [...]

By |February 15th, 2019|Parenting|13 Comments

10 things they don’t tell you about raising girls

Sugar and spice and all things nice. That’s what girls are made of if the popular nursery rhyme is to [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Parenting|22 Comments

Joining the lunchbox revolution with Wriggle #ad

When was the last time you left the house with a lunchbox? I don't mean a lunchbox for the kids, [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Parenting, Reviews|5 Comments